Queen Camilla assured this Thursday that King Charles III is “extremely well” given the circumstances, after he was diagnosed with cancer that forced him to suspend official duties.
Camila gave these statements while carrying out a royal engagement in the English cathedral of Salisbury, in the south of the country.
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According to him, the monarch is “very moved” by all the messages of support he has received from the public since Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British royal family, announced on Monday the head of state's cancer.
What Queen Camilla said about the state of health of King Charles III
Camila spoke briefly to reporters during a visit to the south of England.
“He is very touched by the letters and messages that have been sent to him from all over. He is very encouraging,” Camila added.
Buckingham Palace announced that King Charles III suffers from cancer (Photo: AP)
During the queen's visit, Charles stayed at the rural residence of Sandringham, in eastern England, where the monarchs moved on Tuesday.
Charles III, 75, began treatment for an unspecified type of cancer on Monday, less than 18 months after acceding to the throne.
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Prince William, heir to the British crown, has had to assume some of his father's official duties. The king's illness was recently diagnosed while he was being treated for a benign enlarged prostate.
The monarch, however, continues to attend to his specific State functions, such as signing laws or weekly telephone contacts with the British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak.